General Dynamics Information Technology
Atlanta, GA, United States
Jul 17, 2020
Oct 30, 2020
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)
Job Family: Professional Development
The CDC COVID-19 Activation has created many employment opportunities for those willing to work hard and contribute this amazing national effort!
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.
A position for Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator Trainer is currently available for a highly talented and motivated individual to join our team in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – COVID-19 Activation. This position is for full time employment with the ability to earn extra hours in support of this demanding response work. Initial location is in a telework role due to COVID-19 restrictions and is expected to transition to the Roybal Campus located in Atlanta, Georgia. This role is 100% at the customer’s location.
CDC and global partners are actively working to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in people and many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats.
Learn More about CDC and the COVID-19 Activation HERE at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cdcresponse/index.html
The purpose of this position is as the Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator Trainer supporting critical training of COVID-19 emergency response coordinators. It is one of five positions on a contracted COVID-19 Training Support Team.
A program has been established and this team will be responsible for conducting training, updating, and improving this program in coordination with both the CDC Division of Emergency Operations (DEO) and response leadership. Weekly training is the current intent under a DEO initiative called RELAy- Responder Education & Leadership Academy along with ready electronic references. The current training covers functional role and responsibilities, including the value response coordinators provide to Teams and Task Forces during the COVID-19 Activation. Additional topics include an overview on the response structure, first days as a Response Coordinator, EOMS (Emergency Operations Management System), and best practices to efficiently coordinate.
Contribute to the design and development of instructional approaches and/or strategies to meet training requirements.
Production and execution of virtual learning programs (webinars, web-based training, and virtual conferences), in-person instructor-led training, user guides, faculty training scripts, blogs, and other related resources. Ensures skill set development of response coordinators remains the focus.
Support the development of discussion-based case study scenarios, participant handouts, read ahead material, and related ready reference products
Synchronizes integrity of task analysis, training hierarchies and requirements, instructional materials, and evaluation plans
Check that CDC standards are met for all training, any clearance of materials is obtained, and products are 508 compliant.
Conducts training evaluation, analysis, and reporting.
Effective training for COVID-19 Activation Emergency Response Coordinators.
Bachelor's in related field and 4 years related experience required, or Master's and 2 years related experience
Must be U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) clearance
CDC Experience is required
Desired Skills and Experience:
Superior written and verbal skills. Must write succinctly and clearly and explain complex situations in plain English to technical and non-technical audiences
Demonstrated abilities to develop educational products for in-person and virtual settings
Understanding of instructional design and curriculum support to include the ADDIE Model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate)
Proficiency in multimedia/web e-learning development to include software packages such as the Adobe Creative Cloud
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Strong abilities to translate emergency management principles for use in public health emergency preparedness and response educational products
Experience supporting CDC activation activities and completion of ICS100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800 coursework
Attributes for Success:
Strong organizational skills and the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with strong decision-making capabilities
Outstanding instructor; cool under time pressure and flexible
Ability to work simultaneous projects with aggressive timelines
Anticipates and communicates issues and risks in a timely way
Ability to address a diverse set of stakeholders and meet the challenging work requirements of a complex CDC activation
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.